もう少しだけです。 I tell myself as the work piles in. Never ending stream of emails, of things to do, of people to talk to, of submissions to clear. Endless stream and constant doing that I forget what the doing is for. もう少しだけです。 I tell myself as I fall yet again on the last move, as I…… Continue reading もう少しだけです
I don’t really make it a point to redpoint things. In fact I find redpointing much more stressful than trying to Onsight. With OS, there’s no real expectations. But with RP, there’s every expectation. I couldn’t clip the last clip of the pink. My left arm just didn’t feel as if it could hold me…… Continue reading Redpoint
Last Sunday I went out for a walk with a 5kg weight in my bag, so as to train for Tasmania. That’s when I understood what the planners meant when they talked about the “human scale”. Even on a bicycle, often you’re travelling at >10km/h, but when you’re walking, and especially if you’re walking alone…… Continue reading Walks
Sometimes you wonder when this precious peace will last.
We spent about 4 days in Tonsai, and met many other climbers. It was easy to chat them up – we had much in common despite our nationalities. So many different climbing partners throughout the years – so many different people I went multi-pitching with. Climbing is a very lonely affair – you’re the only…… Continue reading Climbers in Tonsai
I first climbed Boring and Meaningless about 4 years ago, I didn’t lead it. Someone put up the rope for us and we top-roped it. It was my second time at Dairy Farm. I remember thinking wtf the whole way up the climb. The handholds were so smooth and slippery. My feet wouldn’t stay on…… Continue reading Boring and Meaningless